Events

June 7, 2013

Community Happenings – June 7, 2012

Don’t be Afraid of the Dark ‘Glow Ball:’ Don’t be afraid of the dark ‘glow ball’ tournament at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course June 7. Registration opens at 5:30 p.m., shotgun start is at 7:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Veronica at (702) 998-2374.

North Nellis coalition: The North Nellis coalition family day celebration is June 15 in the Walmart parking lot at 4350 N. Nellis Blvd. Festivities run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nellis Youth Center summer camp: Registration is now taking place for the Youth Center’s summer camp. The camp is open to all children who have completed kindergarten and older. Camp will include activities such as swimming, art, sports/fitness, life skills and field trips. Meals will be included. Fees are based on total family income. Parents can register for the camp at www.myfirst.com or by calling (702) 652-9307.

2014 Medical Service Corps accession board: The Medical Services Corps supports the provision of health care to all active-duty service members and all other authorized Department of Defense beneficiaries during peacetime and contingencies. MSC officers serve as professional health care administers throughout the world in various positions in clinics, hospitals, major commands, air staff, and the Defense Department. Interested applicants should email questions to afpc.dpams1@us.af.mil. Additional program information can be located on the Air Force Medical Service and Air Force Recruiting Service websites. Forms must be submitted by Aug. 13, 2013.

57th MXS Munitions Flight Quarterly Closed Warehouse Inventory: In accordance with AFI 21-201, Conventional Munitions Maintenance Management, paragraph 7.11, the Munitions Storage Area will be CLOSED for a wall-to-wall inventory June 3 to 10. Emergency issue requests must be approved, in writing, by the group commander or equivalent. Scheduling errors that result in issue requests for daily use and training munitions are not considered an emergency situation. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Ryland, Master Sgt. Yoder or Tech. Sgt. Bruce at Munitions Accountability, DSN 682-1343 or (702) 682-1525.

Deployed Spouses supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.

Force Support Events

Every Monday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Ready Set Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Storytime at the Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.

Every Friday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Robin’s Roost open 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

June 7: Lunch ‘n’ Lead: Advanced Leadership: Military, civilians of all ranks are encouraged to attend. This training series is designed for motivated individuals who want to become a leader, first-time supervisors, as well as experienced supervisors who want to improve their leadership skills. Attend the entire series or choose only those sessions which fit your needs. Lunch is not provided. You are encouraged to bring your lunch to these classes. Register online or contact Master Sgt. Lisa Deal at (702) 652-8723.

June 8: Nevada Free Fishing Day:  Free Fishing Day is your one chance during the year to get hooked for free. Anglers may fish any public fishing water in the state without needing a fishing license or trout stamp. All limits and other regulations apply.

June 11: Financial Foundations: Looking to improve your financial knowledge? Join us at the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 9 a.m. for this workshop to create and establish a working budget to manage savings, checking and reduce debt based on your goals. Learn basic investing – CDs, mutual funds, TSP, etc., and how to obtain your credit report and repair options. To register, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327.

June 13: Airman Appreciation Birthday Barbecue: For all Airmen who have birthdays in the months of April, May and June come to the Crosswinds dining facility for a birthday barbecue between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 15: Black Canyon Kayaking: Kayak/Canoe from below Hoover Dam to Willow beach, enjoy Sauna Cave, Boy Scout Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs and more. Bring photo I.D. and at least two quarts of water. Weight limits: tandem kayak – 500 pounds, canoe – 1,000 pounds. Departs at 6:15 a.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch. For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at (702) 652-2514.

June 18: Resume Tips and Job Search class: Held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

June 19: Moving Out of the Dorms: Determine what you have and what you need to set up housekeeping, and figure what it will actually cost you to live off-base besides rent and utilities. Project a budget for living off base and learn how to start your BAH. Start time is 10 a.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

June 19: EFMP Parent Support Group: Share common experiences unique to special needs families and learn about new information and resources. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

June 21: Lake Mead Moonlight Dinner/Camping: Enjoy a gourmet surf and turf accompanied by great wine on a moonlit beach by Lake Mead. After dinner have an adventure on the lake or just relax by the campfire. Next morning, enjoy a full breakfast and more time to explore. Trip departs Friday at 6 p.m. and returns Saturday about 1 p.m. Cost is $75 and includes transportation, food, beverages and camping equipment.

June 22: Lake Mead Moonlight Kayaking/Camping: Enjoy the sunset and moonrise while paddling across the lake. Relax on the beach under the night sky. Roast your favorite campfire snacks. Sunday breakfast will be served with more time to explore. Weight limits: tandem kayak – 500 pounds, canoe – 1,000 pounds (canoes available upon request). Suggested items: water bottle, waterproof headlight or flashlight and beach towel. Depart Saturday at 5 p.m. return Sunday about 2 p.m. Cost is $50, $40 for E-5 and below, and for those 12 years and under. Cost includes transportation, food and kayaking/camping equipment.




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